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THE FIFTH ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #8…

April 17, 2014

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dear silly monkey – as i sit here looking back on the past seven years, i wonder if you even realize just how many memories create the tears i shed today. or why i seem more pensive and contemplative.  i’m aware it must seem strange that your strong mama appears sad on a day to celebrate.  if you only […]

THE FOURTH ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #7…

April 17, 2013

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dear silly monkey – believe it, dude – you are seven!!  i have no idea who i would be today, if i hadn’t been who i was with you, every day before.  oh, monkey, you are the greatest kiddo ever – full of compassion and empathy, life and love, spirit and adventure.  of course, it would make […]

THE THIRD ANNUAL SILLY MONKEY BIRTHDAY LETTER: EDITION #6…

April 17, 2012

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dear silly monkey – happy birthday, to you…happy birthday, to you…happy birthday, dear silly monkey.you’re totally NOT a baby anymore & OMG i already cried twice today b/c that’s what nostalgia crazed mommy’s do. what?!  it SO rhymes!  in honor of your SIXTH birthday, please accept these SIX tips on how to make your transition from FIVE to SIX […]

I CAN’T SLEEP NOW, NO, NOT LIKE I USED TO. I CAN’T BREATHE IN AND OUT LIKE I NEED TO. IT’S BREAKING ICE, NOW, TO MAKE ANY MOVEMENT. WHAT’S YOUR VICE? YOU KNOW THAT MINE’S THE ILLUSION…

December 16, 2011

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dear mom – happy birthday! happy 62nd birthday!! now, who wants cupcakes? how i wish i could say those very words to you, to your face, on this very day. december 16th. it’s funny how time passes so quickly. the past four years have given me allowance to move on with life, but the time […]

BIRTHDAY, BIRTHDAY, CAKEcakeCAKE…

July 9, 2011

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alternate post title = PHOTO 365 – DAY 123:  IT’S A FRIGGIN’ MESS IN HERE… yesterday was my sister’s bday.  since we weren’t having her party/dinner until tomorrow, we decided to postpone the sugar coma for a day.  i started baking when i got up this morning afternoon.  and finished around 7pm. mich asked for […]

PHOTO 365 – DAY 116: CARDS AFTER DEATH…

July 2, 2011

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i hate shopping for greeting cards.  i inevitably run across the ONE section i so very miss choosing cards from. DAY ONE HUNDRED and SIXTEEN: the MOM section… i used to buy my mom a card every month or two, for no reason at all, in addition to the holiday & bday ones.  i loved […]

PHOTO 365 – DAY 36. THROUGH 56: CHEATER, CHEATER, PUMPKIN EATER…

May 3, 2011

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i’ve been avoiding my blog. i’ve been under mass amount of stress at work and over the emotional rollercoaster of my baby turning five AND missing my mama.  and i haven’t wanted to talk about it b/c, well, the sheer volume of tears i have produced over the past few weeks is tantamount to a […]